Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm Podcast

21
Jul

EFB recovery; Late Summer is critical to overwintering, more. (028)

I’m happy to report good news on the two hives that had EFB. Also: Late summer is a critical decision/action window for your hives. Some things to consider, plan and prevent...

14
Jul

Listener Mail: Top bars, hives without queens, swarm cells to nucs (027)

Top bars, natural comb, podcasting errors, hives without a Queen (apparently), queens from swarm cells — Listener Mail edition. First part recorded in the morning, 2nd part late at night....you may notice the different energy tone, haha! ;-) Thanks so much for listening! Leigh

9
Jul

Summer bee plants, selected reading 2/2, Caron/Connor (026)

Continuing with the reading of a selection on Summer and Fall bee plants.

8
Jul
29
Jun

How Many?!?! Adventures with virgin queens (024)

Can you have too many new queens? Yes! But who can refuse the challenge to give it a try? Not me. Alternative title: Why my post office knows me by name....

18
Jun

European Foulbrood (023)

European foulbrood is a bummer to discover in a hive. It could be worse though. Talking through some options.

8
Jun
4
Jun

Bee yard updates, Summer Splits (021)

Finally, a way to do a cut down split WITHOUT finding the queen! Thanks to Tina Sebasteyan in the May 2019 American Bee Journal.

29
May

Article by Tom Seeley — Darwinian Beekeeping (020)

Sorry about the poor sound quality on this one...   If you would rather just read this interesting article it's here: 

https://www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org/darwinian-beekeeping

 

Seeley interviewed on Science Friday. This is great!

https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/beekeeping-tips-from-bees/

 

28
May